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ormal Operating
Sounds
ights
31
Understanding
the sounds
you
may hear
Your new, high-efficiency
refrigerator
may introduce
unfamiliar
sounds. These
sounds normally
indicate
your refrigerator
is operating
correctly. Some
surfaces on floors, walls, and kitchen cabinets may
make these sounds
more noticeable.
NOTE
Energy efficient foam in your refrigerator
is not a
sound insulator.
Following
is a list of major components
in your
refrigerator
and the sounds
they can cause:
A
Evaporator
Refrigerant
through the
evaporator
may create a boiling or gurgling
sound.
NOTE
During automatic
defrost cycle, a red glow in the
back wall vents of your freezer compartment
is
normal.
B
Evaporator
fan You may hear air being forced
through the refrigerator
by the evaporator
fan.
C
Defrost
heater
During defrost cycles,
water
dripping onto the defrost heater may cause a
hissing or sizzling
sound. After defrosting,
a
popping
sound may occur.
D
Automatic
ice
maker
When ice has been
produced,
you will hear ice cubes falling into
the ice bin.
E
Electronic
control
& automatic
defrost
control
These parts can produce a snapping
or clicking
sound when turning
the cooling
system on and off.
F
Condenser
fan You may hear air being
forced through the condenser.
G
Compressor
Modern,
high-efficiency
compressors
run much faster than in the past.
The compressor
may have a high-pitched
hum or pulsating
sound.
H
W'ater valve
Makes a buzzing
sound each
time it opens to fill the ice maker,
m Drain
pan (not removable)You
may hear
water dripping
into the drain pan during the
defrost cycle.
J
Condenser
May create minimal
sounds from
forced air.
K
Motorized
damper
May produce a light
humming
during operation.
L
Ice
dispensing
paddle
When dispensing
ice, you will hear a snapping
or clicking
sound when the solenoid opens and closes
the ice chute.
M
Perfect Temp
Drawer
(some
models)
Fans run intermittently
when door is closed but turn off
when door is opened
(except when fridge is in Sabbath Mode).
Air control valve may produce a
light humming
during operation.
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